Rotorua Branch Range Report July 2018.
Sat. 7th C.N.I.G.C. Service rifle club day. Sunday 8th 300M target shoot. I was not available, Dennis stood in for me. Some scores for the day have been handed to me as follows; Sara 33. Patrick 31. Amy 30. Tony 30. Aaron attended I believe but no scores given for him. Thanks guys hope you had a good day. Sat. Sun. 14/15th Service rifle team practise. Sun. 22nd was to have been Deer target shoot but a 100, 200M 3p Shoot was held instead due to wet condition of 300M range. Ten
Deerstalkers support freedom of access to Hunter Valley
All New Zealanders should have free access to publicly owned land, says a spokesman for the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association, Bill O’Leary. Owing to a missed opportunity during the OIO process, public access to conservation land in the Hunter Valley remains as only by grace and favour of the managers of the Hunter Station. This should never have happened and needs to be set right. The proposal to retrospectively provide an easement across nearly 40 kilometres of pastoral
Change to range program
Due to the very wet condition of the 300M range, and a suggestion made to me at the working bee, I have proposed that the club shoot on Sunday 22nd will take the following format: A paper target 3P shoot at 100 & 200M as follows; 100M Prone Kneel & Stand 5 shots each position, 200M similar but substitute Sitting for Kneel. As the day may be a bit longer than usual suggest you might like to bring a lunch. And there is even a trophy in the clubrooms for such a shoot and several
The Backcountry Trust - Report to AGM of NZDA 2018
Good morning everyone. For those who do not know me I am Craig Benbow, Malvern Branch Secretary and I along with Bill O'leary are your representatives on the Backcountry Trust. The trust was formed following the launch of the proposal at the NZDA Conference in Christchurch last year and its purpose is to continue and expand the work the Outdoor Recreation Consortium began maintaining and enhancing outdoor recreation facilities for all users. I am the elected Chairperson of th